Mourinho the ‘hero’ saved teammate from burning car during playing days

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO once saved a teammate’s life by pulling him from a burning car.The Special One was 23 at the time and was called a hero after pulling Portuguese striker De away from flames engulfing the vehicle.1 Jose Mourinho was called a hero after pulling a teammate from a burning car in the 80sThe heroic revelation came in a new book ‘Mourinho: Behind the Special One, from the origin to the glory’ by French journalist Nicolas Vilas.Mourinho, now 57, was playing for Portuguese club Comercio e Industria in his homeland in 1986 when the incident occurred.De had arrived at training when his car inexplicably burst into flames as he parked in the stadium car park.Tottenham boss Mourinho is said to have rushed to the motor to pull his teammate away before the flames could get him.De said: “He saved my life.”Give now to The Sun’s NHS appealBRITAIN’s four million NHS staff are on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.But while they are helping save lives, who is there to help them?The Sun has launched an appeal to raise £1MILLION for NHS workers.The Who Cares Wins Appeal aims to get vital support to staff in their hour of need.We have teamed up with NHS Charities Together in their urgent Covid-19 Appeal to ensure the money gets to exactly who needs it.The Sun is donating £50,000 and we would like YOU to help us raise a million pounds, to help THEM.No matter how little you can spare, please donate today herewww.thesun.co.uk/whocareswinsappealWhile club president at the time Fernando Lage added: “He was heroic.”The book also details how Mourinho said yes to Liverpool before joining Chelsea in 2004.His former adviser Jorge Baidek said: “Mourinho should have gone to Liverpool.”Rick Parry [then chief executive] was in charge of transfers and we had an agreement.”They asked us to wait for 15 days as Houllier was still the Reds’ manager.”MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’PicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidMourinho played for Portuguese sides Rio Ave, Belenenses, Sesimbra from 1980-85 before before his two year stint at Comercio who he left in 1987.After he stopped playing, Mourinho went on to become one of the greatest football managers of the modern age.He took charge of Porto between 2002 and 2004 before moving on to have two spells at Chelsea and also manage Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United and now TottenhamTottenham star Son Heung-min arrives at marine boot camp to start military national service including live-fire drillslast_img

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